NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 18, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Nelsonville, Ohio: Chip Reid) The confusion over Medicare’s prescription drug plan that is keeping many seniors from enrolling featured; scenes shown of a National Council on the Aging team helping seniors in Nelsonville, Ohio; AARP statistics cited. [Medicare recipient Gerry KUHN, benefits advisor Kathleen GMEINER- comment on savings under the plan.] [Pharmacist Steven HOLTEL- says they’re still overwhelmed.] [Health care consumer advocate Ron POLLACK- notes the program is failing for people who need it most.]
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